Urban Country

Santa Monica, CA

About Urban Country

Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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Vintage Southern California Roller Rink Roller ...
Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
Vintage roller skate sign from southern California rollerskating rink. Great as is or could be rehabilitated into a fantastic neon sign. Could be split in two and turned into two sig...
Bronx Toy Factory Copper and Iron Man Toy Mold
Mid-20th Century United States Steampunk More Folk Art
Copper, Iron
This guy is someone, but we can't figure out who. Many were marked with the character. Unfortunately this guy was not. Striking facial features. Vintage Bronx toy factory Industr...
Vintage Leather Viking Gym Wrestling Dummy
Mid-20th Century North America Steampunk Sculptures and Carvings
Great simple human form. Vintage Viking white leather gym wrestling dummy. This guy is solid. Nicely worn leather. Team Viking on front and makers identification on reverse.
Pair of Nautical Copper Ship Spot Lights Origin...
Early 20th Century United States Steampunk More Lighting
Copper, Iron
Pair of copper nautical ship lights with amazing original patina. Very sturdy and solid lights. These have been rewired and are in working order. They look great with a large Edison ...
46 Star American Linen Flag Hand Sewn Folk Art ...
Antique 1900-1909 United States Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorab...
Nice large scale framed American 46 star flag. Hand-stitched and randomly applied folk art stars. The rest of the flag construction is machine stitched. Exact measurements are 86.5 w...
Vintage School House Classroom United States Map
Mid-20th Century United States Steampunk Signs
Wood, Paper
Graphic vintage United States classroom map that has been heavy map material mounted on solid board for display.
Thick Pair of Heavy Sheet Iron Cowboy Shooting ...
Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Great folk Art Form. Pair of carnival midway shooting gallery cowboy target forms. Both with a red heart! Many layers of original paint surface. Simple and striking form.
Wood Carved Folk Art Girl and Dog Carousel Char...
Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Fantastic girl and her dog Folk Art carved carousel chariot panel. Superb original paint surface. Great three dimensional surface. Excellent wall hanging.
Original Wood Carved Letterpress Carnival Midwa...
Neal Walters Poster Company
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Large hand-carved carnival scene letterpress wood block. Made by the Neal Walters poster company in Arkansas in 1937. Great depiction of a carnival midway including a carousel with h...
Late 19th Century Wood and Leather Seat Railroa...
Antique Late 19th Century United States Folk Art Painted Furniture
Leather, Wood
Great looking late 19th century railroad station bench found in the mid-west. Original grey paint on wood surface and very nicely aged leather seat and seat back. Solid and sturdy.
Late 19th Century Midwestern Train Depot Luggag...
Antique Late 19th Century United States Steampunk Luggage Racks
Wood, Iron
Late 19th century substantial luggage cart from a Midwestern United States train station. Cart moves on four cast iron casters. Wood slats with riveted and woven fabric straps. Stenc...
Vintage Movie Marquee Sheet Metal Letters Metro...
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Steampunk Signs
Fantastic vintage movie marquee channel letters "Metropolitan" from Midwestern movie theater. Heavy sheet metal construction. Most likely neon skins that were stripped from...

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